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The Rincons form the eastern boundary of the Tucson metro area, with part of the range falling in Saguaro National Park (East). In spite of it's proximity to Tucson, everything here is very backcountry.
The Rincons cover a large area. Crags are accessed either via Reddington Pass to the north, or via Happy Valley to the east. See individual areas for detailed directions. Bob Kerry's "Backcountry Climbing in Southern Arizona" is the most comprehensive guide to climbing in the Rincons. Also see www.climbaz.com.
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(4) Supergoat and the Singing Sardines 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 750' Reef Rock on Mica Mt.
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(1) J- Cubed 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a AZ : Southern Arizona : ... : Reef Rock on Mica Mt.
1. Climb ramp up right and negotiate short chimney, exiting right at top. Turn small bulge at crack and belay above at small stance. (5.9 90 ft.)2. Up crack then diagonal left on easy ledges until a break in the bulge allows gear placements. Turn bulge here, continuing up easy ground to huge ledge up and right. More pro available in crack system far left before ledge but you’ll probably want to back clean to avoid drag. (5.9 140 ft.)3. Easy climbing up right side of chimney then slightly ri...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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